A Weekend With
Wendell By Kevin Henkes
When Wendell spends the weekend, Sophie and her parents find that their hospitality-and patience-is pushed to the limit. Not only are Wendell’s pranks and antics hard to bear, but his insensitive behavior toward Sophie is hurtful. That is until the kind but clever Sophie gives Wendell a dose of his own medicine!
Book Unit consist of:
Tracing words, lines, and coloring
Book cover identification
Identifying the one that is different
Cut, Color, Paste Matching
Bulletin board clipart
Vocabulary word cards
Colored puzzles to work
Puppet patterns in B/W and colored for
retelling the story
Messages and Themes:
Cooperation and fair play make sleepovers fun for everyone. Conflicts can be resolved in fun, creative ways.
The positive resolution to a conflict can lead to a good, strong friendship.
List appropriate behaviors for the host and guest of an overnight visit.